Cookie parties and Georgia Street Slices

Sorry it’s been a little quiet! It’s been crazy around here, getting ready for Christmas and finishing up last minute work things. I’m just about to bake cookies with my friend Jamie. Last night I made up a batch of my very favorite, Georgia Street Slices. My great-grandma Nowlin started making them ages ago; I’m guessing she found the recipe in a magazine in the ’50s or ’60s, because last year when I searched for the recipe online I couldn’t find it and had to ask my mom for it. So here they are! No photos of it (I don’t have my camera here at the moment)–instead here are some pictures from last Christmas. (Rufus didn’t get any cookies but he sure tried) These things are amazing, and not even that hard to make. Basically they’re no-bake chocolate bars with vanilla in the middle, almost like candy and super addicting. I’m trying to spread the recipe around the world!

Georgia Street Slices

Ingredients:
1 cup (2 sticks) butter
1 1/4 cups sugar
5 tbs cocoa
1 egg
2 cups chopped up vanilla wafers
2 cups powdered sugar
2 tbs vanilla pudding mix
1/2 tsp vanila
1 can condensed milk
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Bottom later: Melt over hot water (double boiler): 1/2 cup butter + 1 1/4 cups sugar + 5 tbs cocoa, mix well. Take off heat and add one well beaten egg, mix well. Next add 2 cups vanilla wafer crumbs, mix. Spread into the bottom of an ungreased 13 x 9 inch pan and chill.

Middle layer: Mix together 2 cups powdered sugar, 2 tbs dry vanilla pudding mix, 1/2 tsp vanilla, 1/2 cup soft butter, 1/4 cup condensed milk. Spread over bottom layer and chill.

Top layer: Mix over double boiler: 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips and 1/2 cup condensed milk. Mix well and spread over middle layer. Chill.

Hope you like them!

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12 Comments

  1. Posted December 22, 2010 at 10:09 pm | Permalink

    Great blog! Thanx for sharing the recipe, will try that!
    Merry xmas!

    http://www.LIVINGandFASHION.com

  2. Posted December 22, 2010 at 10:15 pm | Permalink

    yum to holiday baking! I’m making cookies and going to a home alone on vhs party!
    x.x.x Casie Jean

  3. Posted December 22, 2010 at 11:09 pm | Permalink

    Hi, a long time reader and first time commenter… I’ve enjoyed your blog for a while now.

    Your bars sound a lot like something called “Nanaimo Bars”, a Canadian treat. :)

  4. NJNicole
    Posted December 23, 2010 at 1:22 am | Permalink

    Long time reader, first time poster!

    My mom makes these and we call them Napoleans. She’s actually making them tomorrow! When I was a kid I used to peel apart the layers and eat them individually.

  5. Anne
    Posted December 23, 2010 at 5:41 am | Permalink

    Awesome! I love your outfit in that picture, too. By the way, do you know any delicious recipes for the classic chocolate chip cookie?

  6. Posted December 23, 2010 at 6:47 am | Permalink

    That Georgia Slice sounds perfect for this busy time: easy but delicious.

  7. Posted December 23, 2010 at 7:39 am | Permalink

    cutest dog ever!! xx

  8. Posted December 23, 2010 at 3:27 pm | Permalink

    Ooh those sounds delicious! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

  9. Posted December 23, 2010 at 6:24 pm | Permalink

    Aw look at that little rascal in the second picture :)
    Recipes are always welcomed at this time of the tear! Thank you so much Rhiannon, sounds delicious!
    Have a fantastic Christmas!

  10. Posted December 23, 2010 at 8:13 pm | Permalink

    I love the ribbon tied ponytail! I wish I had nice full, curly hair that would look half as nice tied up in a ponytail! And your red plaid and velvet collar holiday ensemble is so lovely. These no-bake bars sound crazy! I might even try to make some tonight. I was thinking that they also sound like these Canadian no-bake bars called Nanaimo. They’re super rich and insanely delicious in a way that makes me feel like I’m going to pass out if I have more than one…

    http://www.grouprecipes.com/29744/no-bake-peanut-butter-nanaimo-bar-canada.html

  11. Nina
    Posted December 26, 2010 at 9:31 pm | Permalink

    I just passed this on to my sister in D.C. and I’ll be making it myself in Manchester, England soon…getting around the world pretty fast!

  12. AC
    Posted December 10, 2012 at 2:38 am | Permalink

    I’m making these right now to serve to students as an end-of-semester celebration tomorrow! I love family recipes; thanks for sharing. I also thought of you because I saw REMEMBER THE NIGHT in beautiful 35mm last night at my local Cinematheque. It really is one of the best holiday movies!

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